Care Package Supplies

HELPS Resource Center Wants to Give the Homeless Opportunities, Provisions, Resources, Tools and The Necessities They Need to Survive On the Streets.
There are so many ways you can help the homeless in the by donating your money, a gift card or by donating the following items:

Personal Hygiene Kit

  • Deodorant
  • Toilet Paper or Tissue
  • Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
  • Combs & Brushes
  • Barret’s or Hair Ties
  • Wet Wipes
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Travel Size Soaps, Shampoos
  • Nail Clippers or Emery Boards
  • Cotton Swabs
  • Mouth Wash
  • Disposable Razors
  • Lotion
  • Floss
  • Shaving Cream
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Baking Soda
  • Cologne or Perfume
  • Towels or Wash Clothes
  • Pumas Stone
  • Make-up Items

Wellness Items

  • Pain Relievers
  • Antibacterial Ointment
  • Cortisone Cream
  • Anti-Diarrheal Tablets
  • Chapstick
  • Mints, Cough Drops or Gum
  • Antibacterial Hand Wipes
  • Sore Muscle Rub
  • Foot Powder
  • Band-Aids
  • First Aid Kit
  • Condoms
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Cold or Allergy Pills
  • Shoe Insoles
  • Athlete Foot Spray

Pet Items

  • Flea Collars
  • Flea Shampoo
  • Collars and Leashes
  • Feeding Dishes
  • Animal Hair Brushes
  • Bags or Cans of Animal Food
  • Animal Treats
  • Animal Bedding
  • Animal Crates
  • Animal Toys
  • Gift Certificate to Spay or Neuter
  • Gift Certificate for Vaccinations
  • Gift Certificate for Tracking ID Tag

Comfort/Extras

  • First Class Postage Stamps
  • Notepads/Envelopes
  • Pens
  • Crayons
  • Coloring or Activity Books
  • Reading Glasses
  • Ear Plugs
  • Insect Repellant
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Sewing Kits
  • Zip-Lock Bags
  • Garbage Bags
  • Paper Towels
  • Silverware Sets or Mess Kits (no knives)
  • Paper Plates or Bowls
  • Cups, Pots or Pans
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Baby Wipes
  • Fabreeze
  • Refillable Water Bottle
  • Thick Socks
  • Underwear
  • Utility/Emergency Candles
  • Matches
  • Bibles, Magazines, Books & Bookmarks
  • Backpacks
  • Daypacks
  • Batteries (AAA, AA, D)
  • Flashlights or Head Lamps
  • Bike Locks
  • Tarps
  • Duct Tape
  • Battery Powered (Small) Alarm Clocks
  • Small Lanterns with Batteries
  • Coleman Catalytic Heaters
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • Cots
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Sleeping Bag Pads
  • Small Tents
  • Portable Shelters
  • Small Stuffed Animals (Soft, Appropriate for Both Girls and Boys)
  • Small, Safe Toys (No Weapons or Toys of Violence)
  • Hand or Foot Warmers for Cold Weather
  • Emergency “Space” Blankets
  • Bandana Coolers for Hot Weather

Ready-To-Eat Non Perishable Food Items

  • Bottled Water
  • Tuna and Crackers
  • Granola Bar or Cereal Bar
  • Fruit Snack or Applesauce Cup
  • Crackers with Peanut Butter or Cheese
  • Raisins
  • Oatmeal or Other Instant Hot Cereal
  • Juice Box, Gatorade, or Capri Suns
  • Cereal Snack Boxes & Powdered Milk (Individual Size)
  • Fruit Roll Ups or Fruit Snacks
  • Jerky
  • Trail Mix
  • Nuts
  • Pudding Cups
  • Hot Chocolate Packets (Just Add Water)
  • Cup-A-Noodles
  • Instant Soups
  • Instant Mac and Cheese
  • Cookies
  • Gift Certificate to Fast Food

Clothing

  • Coats (winter)
  • Snow Pants or Ski Bibs
  • Jackets (spring or summer)
  • Rain Jackets, Rain Pants & Rain Ponchos
  • Hoodies (Sweatshirts with Hoods)
  • Hats, Scarves, Gloves
  • Boots (snow and hiking)
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Socks
  • Underwear (New)
  • Thick Socks
  • Thermals (Tops and Bottoms)
  • Sweatpants

Your donation of money and/or other goods is tax deductible.  HELPS RESOURCE CENTER Is a Non-Profit Corporation, 501(C) (3) Public Charity approved by the IRS.   A receipt for your donation will be mailed or emailed to you.

To donate by check or gift card mail to:

HELPS Resource Center

119 South Valley Drive Suite PMB 234

Nampa, Idaho 83686 

To Donate with a credit card by phone call  (208) 402-8822